Flight Fest Fun

Sparta Aero held their annual Flight Fest event at the Sparta Community Airport-Hunter Field on Saturday, Sept. 15. The event featured aircraft and car displays, music, food and a variety of booths. Many youth also enjoyed free Young Eagle Flights. Pictured ready to go for a flight with pilot Bob McDaniel, of Columbia, in his Cessna 172, are Ethan and Amelia Powell of Prairie du Rocher and Alison Koester of Red Bud.